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108 Stranded Nigerians Arrive From Libya



Nigerians From Lybia

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced the safe return of 108 Nigerians who were stranded in Tripoli, Libya, News About Nigeria reports.

According to a statement released by NEMA, the returnees were received by the Director-General, Mr. Mustapha Ahmed, on behalf of the Federal Government.

Among the group are 52 males, 46 females, four male children, two female children, and five newborns.

The returnees arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos on Tuesday evening.

Their transportation was facilitated by an Al Buraq Air Boeing 737-800 aircraft with the registration number 5A-DMG. Ibrahim Farinloye, the Coordinator of NEMA’s Lagos Territorial Office, confirmed their safe arrival.

In addition to the repatriation efforts, the government is focusing on strengthening the economy and ensuring its benefits reach all citizens.

Ahmed said that President Bola Tinubu’s administration is particularly committed to empowering the youth and utilizing their energy and technological expertise for the progress of the nation.

Ahmed highlighted the administration’s intention to develop policies that actively involve the youth and women in the implementation process.

“The youth, being the largest segment of the population, will be at the forefront of decision-making in the current administration.

The leadership acknowledges the abundant potential within the youth and aims to tap into it for the country’s advancement.

This initiative aims to create an enabling environment for youth participation, encourage their innovative ideas, and provide them with opportunities to contribute to national development.

By prioritizing youth empowerment, the government aims to harness their skills, talents, and creativity to drive positive change across various sectors”, Ahmed said.